Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

PT Usha


Former volleyball player seeks IOA chief PT Usha’s intervention

January 05, 2023 1:26 am

On the complaint of a junior woman coach, the Chandigarh Police on Saturday night had lodged an FIR against Sandeep Singh, a former Olympian, on charges of stalking, illegal confinement, sexual harassment and criminal intimidation.

IOC, OCA validate IOA elections, congratulate PT Usha

December 19, 2022 9:17 pm

Usha, 58, was officially elected for the top post during the polls on December 10, bringing an end to the long-drawn crisis in the faction-ridden IOA

PT Usha becomes first woman Indian Olympic Association chief: A look at the life of 'Payyoli Express'

December 12, 2022 7:47 am

Overall, Usha has won 23 medals in the Asian track and field events in the 1980s and remained active as a coach post-retirement. We take a look at her story.

PT Usha becomes first woman IOA president

December 10, 2022 3:46 pm

Usha's anointment to the top post was a forgone conclusion late last month after she emerged as the lone candidate for the top post.

IOA elections: PT Usha to be officially elected as first woman president

December 09, 2022 2:53 pm

The 58-year-old Usha, a multiple Asian Games gold medallist and fourth-place finisher in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics 400m hurdles final, will be declared elected unopposed for the top post.

PT Usha set to get elected as IOA chief unopposed

November 27, 2022 7:06 pm

Two members of the Executive Council (one male and one female) will be the Athletes' Commission representatives.

PT Usha files nomination for IOA president post

November 26, 2022 7:39 pm

Usha and Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt were among eight sportspersons of outstanding merit (SOMs) who were picked by the newly-elected Athletes Commission to vote during the December 10 elections of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).

Woman trainer found dead at PT Usha's athletics school in 'suspected suicide'

October 28, 2022 3:16 pm

The deceased was identified as Jayanthi, who hailed from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu; Usha says she is shocked.

Lydia & Usha: Theirs was one of the most exciting rivalries on the athletics track

August 13, 2022 9:01 am

Lydia's ability to find the extra gear in the middle of a sprint and strong finish made her a worthy competitor. She broke a million hearts when she beat Usha in the 100 metres final at the Delhi Asiad of 1982.

Delhi Confidential: In maiden Rajya Sabha speech, PT Usha mentions two PMs - Indira Gandhi & Narendra Modi

August 04, 2022 7:32 am

In her maiden speech in the Rajya Sabha, nominated member P T Usha, while recounting her dream to pursue athletics, mentioned two Prime Ministers — Indira Gandhi and Narendra Modi.